Licensed Bodies

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Registration Authority

The Science Council’s Registration Authority (RA) is responsible for upholding the standards of the Chartered Scientist designation. Its membership is comprised of elected representatives from the Licensed Bodies and appointed experts from other areas. It meets four times a year, reporting to the Science Council Board, and is chaired by Professor Bob Chaplow who succeeded Dr Alun Jones in July 2009.



  Professor Bob Chaplow CSci (Chair)
  Mrs Rosemary Butler, Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management
  Mrs Jane Emery, Institute of Food Science and Technology
  Dr Charles Evans, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications
  Ms Elizabeth Friend, British Computer Society
  Mr Alan Harper CSci, Institute of Physics / Institution of Chemical Engineers
  Mr Trevor Holme CSci, British Psychological Society
  Mr Alan Potter CSci (Vice-Chair), Institute of Biomedical Science
  Professor Peter Sharp CSci, Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
  Mr Adrian Bodimeade (Observer), Engineering Council


Forthcoming RA Meeting Dates:

  Thursday 28th October 2010
  Thursday 13th January 2011
  Thursday 31st March 2011
  Thursday 30th June 2011
  Thursday 13th October 2011